We are all familiar with the phrase "Seven Wonders of the World". Simply put, it is a list of natural or man-made structures which have left us in awe of them. Several lists on the Seven Wonders of the World were updated from time to time in history. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is the first known list of the most remarkable creations of classical antiquity. Only seven wonders were chosen because the Greeks were superstitious about the number "seven" and considered it lucky since they believed that there were five planets in the solar systems added to the sun and moon. With time, several other lists were drafted, such as, Seven Natural Wonders of the World and New7Wonders of the World. As a result, relatively newer heritage sites and natural landscapes gained a spot for themselves in the list. On the first week of July, 2007, the New7Wonders of the World were announced on the basis of a poll conducted by New7Wonders Foundation in which over 100 million votes were cast. Hence, our topic for this week is dedicated to our world's wonders.
Seven Wonders of the World through videos, books and articles
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